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1

History's second great empire builder?

Sargon of Akkad

2

Who founded the famed Third Dynasty of Ur?

Ur-Nammu (2100 B.C.)

3

Who developed the world's most ancient law code?

Ur-Nammu

4

The way of life of a group of people?

Culture

5

What is it called when a people's culture begins to include a specialized division of labor, a written language, a written code of laws, an organized form of civil government, and the development of the arts and sciences?

Civilization

6

What is the process of transmitting the cultural heritage of a people from one generation to the next?

Education

7

Recorded Sumerian history begins with...

Early Dynastic Age

8

Who were the first to develop a system of formal schooling?

Sumerians

9

Edubba

Sumerian school ("tablet house")

10

Huge temple tower

Ziggurat

11

The spreading of cultural traits and patterns

Cultural diffusion

12

Sumerian King

Lugal

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Belief in one God

Monotheism

14

The worlds oldest work of of literature outside the Bible

Epic of Gilgamesh

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The first empire to rule the Middle East after Sumer

Babylon

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1792-1750 King of Babylon

Hammurabi